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The 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment
Roster  Regimental Headquarters Company (Partial)

 LastName FirstName MI Tle Rank ASN No. Pltn Status Medals Comment

UNDER CONSTRUCTION

Acheson Robert B Maj 0-303279 DSC PH  S-4
Addison William A B Capt 0-399154 BS  Photo on Trooper Pictures S-4
Aliento Antonio M
Allen Charles W
Allen Harold C
Anderson Douglas T
Andreas Jack T/5 39087411 MIA BS PH  Photo on Trooper Pictures Sicily
Ault Murlin
Austin Robert F
Bains Alvin Pvt 12036806 KIA PH 2(OLC) Ardennes
Baird Govan J
Barnes Loyd M
Barnett Elbert S Pfc  Photo on Trooper Pictures
Barr Corry S Jr
Barrows John C
Barton Everett J
Bege Rudolph W  
Beilfuss Edward A  
Beld James B 2/Lt 0-1312657 KIA PH  Sicily
Bommer Jack L  
Bridgeman William M
Brockman Earl D  
Bromley Charles E  
Bronson Royce L  
Brooks James R Pfc 15077786 KODY SS Germany
Bryant James W  
Burman Hubbard G  
Byrd James H  
Carlson Frank W
Carnein Frank A
Carra Anthony T
Cederberg Axel N
Chapman William E Cpl 32093902 KIA PH  Photo on Trooper Pictures Sicily
Cheatham Robert R Cpl 39022603 DOW PH  Photo on Trooper Pictures Germany
Chlebowski Edward P Pfc 15331236 KIA PH Germany
Chubb William E Sgt 32200871 CIB PH(OLC)  Photo on Trooper Pictures Demolition 
Coco Salvatore Pfc 33043654 DODY Italy 
Coldsnow Harold M  
Collins Arthur E Pvt 39182020 KIA PH  Photo on Trooper Pictures Sicily 
Collins Robert M  
Conklin James C Pfc 14060318 MIA BS PH Sicily 
Conover Clayton F T/5 11018061 MIA PH Sicily 
Contaxis Constantino  
Costa Louis  
Crockett Robert R  
Crooks Donald M 1/Lt RECON  Photo on Trooper Pictures 
Cullen Francis G  
Dabbs Thomas B  
Davidson John W  
Davis James E  
Denton Daniel V Pfc 13036906 MIA BS PH Sicily 
Desutter Albert R Cpl 37020988 KIA PH Anzio 
Dimas Manuel  
Dix Shirley H  
Dixon Russell K Pvt 37113847 MIA BS PH  Photo on Trooper Pictures Sicily 
Dugan Galen K Pfc 15098608 KIA PH Sicily 
Dunham Don B Maj 0-293927 S-3 KIA DSC  Photo on Trooper Pictures Italy
Eastin Christopher C    
Eastman Lee B Cpl 34513976 KIA PH   Photo on Trooper Pictures Germany 
Easton Rockwell R T/5 39086406 KIA SS PH(OLC)  Germany
Eide John W T/4 19079584 KIA PH  Sicily 
Enlow Thomas N    
Evans Ralph E  
Fall Robert W  
Ferguson Robert W  
Finney David K Pfc  Photo on Trooper Pictures Comm Sec
Fleek Donald R  
Foley Joseph A  
Force Earl V
Foust Glenn W Cpl 39385340 KIA PH Belgium
Fowler Lonnie L Jr
Francois William E
Franklin Donald Y
Frein Jerome W T/5 37111559 DODY Italy
Furst Henry S M/Sgt 13048622 SS   Photo on Trooper Pictures BatFld Com
Gann James L Pfc
Gardner Charles W Jr
Garritson Burnham R
Glover Floyd W
Gonsalves Fernando Jr
Gorham Fordyce Capt 0-1286100 S-2 BS  Photo on Trooper Pictures 
Gowan Reginald J 2/Lt
Griffin Henry O
Gubbini Armond
Gutterman Harold M 2/Lt 0-1299879 KIA PH   Photo on Trooper Pictures Sicily
Hajdack Henry F  
Hakes Charles W  
Hamilton Thurman C Pfc 35652972 MIA BS PH
Harris Darrell G  
Harrison Willard E LTC 0-395975 DSC SS BS(OLC)
Hart Joseph H  
Hart Wilmer K T/5 38076507 BS   Photo on Trooper Pictures Lineman
Hauptfleisch Louis A Capt 0-394787 S-1 BS  Photo on Trooper Pictures
Hawkins Clarence G T/5 33092252 KIA PH  Sicily
Hays Troy C  
Heard Julius B  
Heck Douglas V  
Hegedus Andrew  
Henderson Kenneth L Cpl 14123756 KIA PH  Germany
Henson Donald G  
Herbert Joseph M  
Herren George W  
Heyser Charles E Jr  
Hilgenberg Robert M T/5 16097404 BS 
Hill Henry  
Hill James V Pfc 35632152 KIA PH  Anzio
Hlincik Bonaventure E  
Hodges Norman J Cpl 33068953 DOW PH  Italy
Holmes Donald L  
Holybee Marshall H PH 
Horton Donald F  
Hughes Walter H  
Ince John N  
Ingram Robert C  
Jehle Ralph E Jr Pvt 18108403 DODY   Italy
Johnson David R Jr Pfc 18129580 DOW PH 
Kaminaki John F  
Kawa Stanley F Pvt PH   Photo on Trooper Pictures 
Kempler Harold  
Kennington Joe J Jr Pfc 39166581 DOW PH Sicily 
Kern Ralph T/4 39385277 KIA PH 
Komosa Adam A Capt (CO D Co) 
Kozak Edwin A Capt 0-481347 BS(OLC)  Chaplain
Krueger Donald R Pfc    Photo on Trooper Pictures 
Kuehl Delbert A Capt 0-479120 SS(OLC) BS  Photo on Trooper Pictures Chaplain
La Frate Joseph B 32250402 PH(OLC)
Labinsky Myron F Pvt 33150882 KIA PH Sicily
Lafave Marlin J
Lasky Leonard S 12067149
Le Vasseur Joseph P
Leslie Benjamin L CWO 2116106 BS
Ligget Francis A 33316489
MacEwan Daniel R
Maleta Stanley S 33146669 SS 
Malone Raleigh E
Mandle William D
Maneth Julius F r Sgt 38070965 SS 
Martin Anderson J
Martinez Joe C
Mason William B Pfc 13069450 BS
Mattice Edson R Capt 0-358222 SS BS  Photo on Trooper Pictures S-1
McAndrew John F
McCormick James E
McIntyre Wade H
McKnight Thomas F Jr
McNamara James N
McPhail William H S/Sgt 33132337 MIA BS PH Sicily
Mersman Eugene H  
Miceli Matthew T  
Michael Harry L Jr  
Mikita Alexander Jr  
Milko Michael A
Miller Bruce N
Morgan Melvin C Sgt 35040311 KIA PH Anzio
Murawski Theodore W
Nadeau Louis J
Neely J C
Newhart Quentin T Pfc 19140113 KIA PH  Photo on Trooper Pictures Anzio
Nino Joe A Pfc 18154012 KIA PH Germany
Nitz Melvin A
Novak Mathew A
Olmsted John A
O'Roggie Myrl D S/Sgt 37283065 KODY PH Germany
Palmasano Anthony R
Paluch Paul J
Pankow Elmer C Pfc 39245442 BS
Perham James M T/5 16067742 KODY Germany 
Peterson Byron L Pvt 39911023 KIA PH  Photo on Trooper Pictures Normandy
Peterson Ira H Sgt 37335784 KIA PH Anzio
Pester Frederick J  
Peterson Byron L Pvt 39911023 KIA PH  Photo on Trooper Pictures Normandy
Phillips Roy N T/4 33132524 SS   
Piharowski Max E Jr
Pingel John L
Plinzke Heinz H  
Powell Donald L  
Powell Harlan  
Price Herbert P  
Ransom William F Pfc 15316279  Photo on Trooper Pictures  
Raulerson John B
Ray Robert E Pfc 20536894 MIA BS PH Sicily
Reinarts Robert T  
Rementer William N  
Richter Forrest E Capt    Photo on Trooper Pictures S-1
Ricketts Floyd I Cpl 17045159 KIA PH Sicily 
Roth George  
Rozman Albin V Pfc 37288617 KIA PH Sicily 
Ruescher Engelbert  
Sandusky William D
Sankey Elmen
Schreiner Robert F
Sears Kenneth L  
Seaver Harold W
Sens Guy
Sercel Anthony J
Shelly Mack C Maj  Photo on Trooper Pictures S-3 
Sgobba William J
Simpson Jack P 1/Lt 0-1283860 BS 
Smith Carl O 1/Sgt 35119985 KIA PH Sicily 
Smith Olcott C Pfc    Photo on Trooper Pictures Scout
Snoby William B
Snow Russell P Pfc 19099495 BS
Spencer David L
Starkel William F
Swanson Everett C  
Swift Andrew T  
Theriault Douglas J  
Thompson William E  
Tope Robert E  
Tucker Reuben H Col 0-19894 DSC,SS BS(OLC)  Photo on Trooper Pictures CO
Turner John W T/5 14065963 MIA BS PH Sicily 
Van Meter John J Pfc 19097254 KODY Germany 
Van Noy Joseph D  
Vance Fred W  
Vigilis James F Jr  
Wagner Richard R
Walla Floyd F
Wansleben Joseph N
Warfield George M
Warren James R Pvt 20614256 MIA BS PH Sicily 
Wetherell Edward O  
Whittier David H  
Williams Lowell L  
Williams Warren Jr LTC 0-21250 SS BS(OLC)  Photo on Trooper Pictures XO
Willis Kenneth C  
Wilson William L PH  
Woolfolk Patch G  
Zagata Charles A 1/Lt 0-1312730 BS 
Zeller William Pfc 33426693 KIA PH  Photo on Trooper Pictures Germany 
Zouzas Thomas J Cpl    Photo on Trooper Pictures S-2
    

LEGEND
BS   -  Bronze Star KODY - Killed on Duty PLTN - Platoon
CAPT - Captain LT COL -  Lieutenant Colonel POW  -  Prisoner of War
COL - Colonel 1/LT - First Lieutenant SGT - Sergeant
DODY - Died on Duty 2/LT- Second Lieutenant S/SGT - Staff Sergeant
DOI - Died of Injuries MAJ -  Major 1/SGT - First Sergeant
DOW - Died of Wounds MIA - Missing in Action SS - Silver Star
DSC - Distinguished Service Cross MOH - Medal of Honor T/SGT - Technician Sergeant
JWO - Junior Warrant Officer PFC -  Private First Class T/4 - Technician 4th Class
KIA - Killed in Action PH - Purple Heart T/5 - Technician 5th Class


books
R E L A T E D   B O O K S

Badsey , Stephen & Chandler, David G (Editor)  Arnhem 1944: Operation "Market Garden" (Campaign No.24) 1993 96p. ISBN: 1855323028
Blair, Jr, Clay Ridgeway's Paratroopers: The American Airborne in WW II. New York: Doubleday, 1985 588 p. ISBN: 0385278888
Breuer, William B  Agony at Anzio: The Allies Most Controversial and Bizarre Operation of WW II Jove Publishing, 1989 ISBN: 0515102113
Breuer, William B Geronimo! American Paratroopers in WWII. New York: St. Martin Press, 1989 621 p. ISBN: 0-312-03350-8
Breuer, William B Drop Zone Sicily: Allied Airborne Strike,July 1943. Novato, CA: Presidio, c1983. 212 p. ISBN: 089 141 1968
Breuer, William B  They Jumped at Midnight Jove Publishing, (P) c1990 ISBN: 0515104256
Burriss, T Moffatt  Strike and Hold: A Memoir of the 82nd Airborne in WW II Brasseys, Inc, 256 pp August,2000 ISBN: 1574882589
Carter, Ross S  Those Devils in Baggy Pants  Buccaneer Books, Reprint,1996 ISBN: 0899666132
D'Este, Carlo  Patton: A Genius for War 1024 pp ISBN: 0060927623
Devlin, Gerard S  Paratrooper! St Martin's Press, (P) c1976 ISBN: 0312596529
Gavin, James M.  On to Berlin : Battles of an Airborne Commander, 1943-1946 ISBN: 0670525170
Keegan, John The Second World War Penguin (P), 708 p. ISBN: 014011341X
Kershaw, Alex The Longest Winter: The Battle of the Bulge and the Epic Story of WWII's Most Decorated Platoon Da Capo Press, 288 pp November 30, 2004 ISBN: 0306813041
MacDonald, Charles B  A Time For Trumpets: The Untold Story of the Battle of the Bulge Wm Morrow & Co (P), 720 p. ISBN: 068151574
Megallas , James All the Way to Berlin: A Paratrooper at War in Europe 336p., Presidio Press, March, 2003. ISBN: 0891417842
Messina , Phillip Anzio: Song of Destiny A.G.Halldin Publishing Company, 1992. ISBN: 0 935 64838 0
Nordyke , Phil All American All the Way: Combat History of the 82nd Airborne Division in World War II Zenith Press, April 2005. 880 pgs ISBN: 0760322015
Nordyke , Phil The All Americans in World War II: A Photographic History of the 82nd Airborne Division at War Zenith Press, May 2006. 192 pgs ISBN: 0760326177
Nordyke , Phil Four Stars of Valor: The Combat History of the 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment in World War II Zenith Press, November 2006. 480 pgs ISBN: 0760326649
Ryan, Cornelius  A Bridge Too Far 670p. ISBN: 0684803305
Turnbull, Peter The Last Full Measure of Devotion: Roll of Honour for the 307th Abn Engr Bn WWII Independent, Jan 13, 2021. 255 p. ISBN-13: 979-8581529140
van Lunteren, Frank Blocking Kampfgruppe Peiper: The 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment in the Battle of the Bulge Casemate, Sept 19,2015. 368 p. ISBN: 1612003133
van Lunteren, Frank The Battle of Bridges: The 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment in Operation Market Garden Casemate, June 1,2014. 336 p. ISBN: 1612002323
van Lunteren, Frank Spearhead of the Fifth Army: The 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment in Italy from the Winter Line To Anzio Casemate, Sept 16,2016. 320 p. ISBN: 161200427X
Wildman, John B All Americans 82nd Airborne. Meadowlands Militaria, 6/83 ISBN:091 208 1007
The Center of Military History The War in the Mediterranean: A WWII Pictorial History Brasseys, Inc., 465 p. ISBN:1574881302


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